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Classic Car Cruise In at the Essenhaus

Whether you are a classic car owner or a car enthusiast this event is for you! We invite you to join us every Thursday night from May to September, 4:30pm-8pm, for this free event featuring theme nights, LIVE entertainment, hand dipped ice cream & old fashioned sodas.  Registering your classic car is completely free and …

Yoder’s Consignment Auction

Auction will begin promptly at 9AM This auction takes place twice a year.   Sale Order is as follows: 9:00AM- Wagon loads of Misc. Drawing for sale order of horses at 8:00AM to sell at 9:30AM 9:00AM- Hog, dairy, and farm equipment, sporting goods, new & used furniture, appliances, bicycles, shop tools, and lawn & …

Yoder’s Consignment Auction

Auction will begin promptly at 9AM This auction takes place twice a year.   Sale Order is as follows: 9:00AM- Wagon loads of Misc. Drawing for sale order of horses at 8:00AM to sell at 9:30AM 9:00AM- Hog, dairy, and farm equipment, sporting goods, new & used furniture, appliances, bicycles, shop tools, and lawn & …

Fall Crafter’s Fair

Shipshewana will be hosting a festival of crafters, entertainers, and musicians that has become an annual fall event. The festival will take place in and around the town, located in the heart of beautiful Northern Indiana Amish Country.  The event is planned for families and individuals looking for something truly unique and different from normal …

Honeyville Quilt Auction

A Variety of Quilts, Wall Hangings, Rugs and More! There will be at least 200 quilts, wall hangings, rugs, etc. to be auctioned. Come experience the fresh air of the countryside & enjoy an awesome authentic Amish Quilt Auction…with scenic views of farms, animals & nature. The Borntreger family usually has around 200 to 250 …

Small Business Saturday

Shop the 100+ small businesses spread throughout Shipshewana/LaGrange County! Certain stores will be offering discounts, but this is a great way to support local during your holiday shopping. You won’t find any big box stores here!

Mirror Lake Craft Sale

Many different crafters, all with a different “FLARE!” Primitive and vintage Christmas floral arrangements, vintage crafts, Elliott Essentials aromatherapy products and soy candles, soup and dip mixes, sweet tooth chocolates, beautiful hand made cards for all seasons and papercrafts, those special little gifts for teachers, small antiques, maple syrup, embroidered sweatshirts, hand towels, hand-painted items, …

About The Amish Culture: Six Social Courtesies

LaGrange County and Shipshewana are home to the third-largest Amish community in the nation. This community’s simple way of life is the reason many people visit our area — to observe, learn about, pay tribute to, and purchase items from the Amish. Here are a few things to remember as you travel to our area …

Trading Post Fall Fest

Live music from Rebekah Meldrum Band ft. Joe Hart at 7 PM Food & Drinks from Ziffle’s Zip ‘N’ Go & Indy Beer Taps at 5 PM Cornhole Tournament at 12 PM & Outdoor Games